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AUSTRALIAN OPEN '19: What happens to tennis when 2 GOATS go?

9 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

It was a terrific moment for tennis, drawing tons of attention to an otherwise meaningless exhibition event in a sport just starting its new season: Serena Williams and Roger Federer sharing a court for the first - only? Williams, owner of a professional-era-record 23 Grand Slam singles titles, and Federer, owner of a men's-record 20, are both 37 years old, both parents and both far closer to the ends of their careers than anyone with a stake in the sport would care to think about. When Federer goes, it's a loss, not only for individual tournaments but the tour itself.
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Six Players Who Could Have a Breakthrough at the Australian Open

Six Players Who Could Have a Breakthrough at the Australian Open

9 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

You're already familiar with Novak, Roger, Serena and Naomi. Here are six players ready for a major breakthrough at this year's Australian Open.
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50 years of the Australian Open: how times have changed | Jonathan Howcroft

9 days ago   |   By The Guardian

The contemporary experience of Australia's most prestigious sporting event is a world away from that first tournament 50 years ago, but linkages remain 50 years of the Australian Open - in pictures
The defining match of the 1969 Australian Open was the first men's singles semi-final. Over the course of four and a half hours, Rod Laver and Tony Roche traded blows in a 90-game marathon in temperatures pushing 40C. Laver's writing collaborator Bud Collins later recalled both men keeping their cool in the punishing conditions by stuffing wet cabbage leaves underneath their cloth hats. Related...
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50 years of the Australian Open - in pictures

9 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Australia's most prestigious sporting event hits a landmark birthday this year after half a century of tennis Jonathan Howcroft on 50 years of the Australian Open
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NFL playoffs: Three takeaways from the Patriots' overtime win over the Chiefs

NFL playoffs: Three takeaways from the Patriots' overtime win over the Chiefs

The Patriots won 37-31 in overtime to make this weekend the first time in NFL history both conference championships went into extra time. Read more ...

Patriots sink Chiefs in overtime, return to Super Bowl for third consecutive...

Patriots sink Chiefs in overtime, return to Super Bowl for third consecutive year

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Everyone knew it, except the refs. And that everyone includes the offender. Nickell Robey-Coleman, the Rams cornerback back who committed the egregious pass interference that... Read more ...

Controversial review overturns Chiefs' punt recovery for touchdown vs. Patriots

Controversial review overturns Chiefs' punt recovery for touchdown vs. Patriots

The Chiefs were trailing 17-14 when the score was called back because the referees ruled the ball never touched Julian Edelman. Read more ...

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Watch Rams fans celebrate their first touchdown of the NFC Championship game...

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After Patriots' win in AFC championship, it's time to put NFL overtime rules...

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Man City, Spurs win in contrasting ways in Premier League

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Manchester City ultimately sauntered to a 3-0 win at Huddersfield while Tottenham needed a goal by Harry Winks in the third and final minute of injury time to earn a 2-1... Read more ...

Mark Ingram, Michael Thomas can't believe non-call that hurt Saints in NFC...

Mark Ingram, Michael Thomas can't believe non-call that hurt Saints in NFC Championship game loss

New Orleans Saints stars Mark Ingram and Michael Thomas can't believe the non-call that kept the Saints from advancing to the Super Bowl Read more ...